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Monalisa Chinda in Jewel by Lisa at the Monalisa Magazine Launch in Lagos | First Look at the “Luxury” Mag!



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Oprah watch out, there’s a new self named magazine set to take over the world.

On Friday 22nd November 2013, Nollywood star Monalisa Chinda launched her magazine – Monalisa at the InterContinetal Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The movie star who said the publication will be all about “luxury, lifestyle and fashion”, sizzled in a stylish dress by Jewel by Lisa. The sleeveless Ankara dress from the Nigerian design label features a button and ruffled hem.

Mona the Diva, styled the frock with silver drop earrings, and gold strap heels.

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First look at the magazine!

Monalisa Magazine - November 2013 - BellaNaija

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  1. eesha

    November 25, 2013 at 10:07 am

    This first cover get as e be o!

    • kiki

      November 25, 2013 at 12:36 pm

      lol. my tots exactly

  2. Fashionista

    November 25, 2013 at 10:13 am

    Nice dress!

  3. Modella

    November 25, 2013 at 10:37 am

    And this dress shall cost million of naira huh? Congrat thou

  4. bimpe

    November 25, 2013 at 10:40 am

    What type of ugly magazine cover is that? And it’s suppose to be new… I don’t think so ‘sonny jim’. no offence but that’s probably the worse picture of monalisa ever. She needs to asaply remove it

  5. jinkelele

    November 25, 2013 at 10:50 am

    2much boobage! lol – goodluck wth the mag , it aint easy

  6. tish

    November 25, 2013 at 11:23 am


  7. Sexxie

    November 25, 2013 at 11:28 am

    Live. Laugh. Love. Congrats Monalisa. God bless your new venture.

  8. Shallie's Purple Beehive

    November 25, 2013 at 11:37 am

    yea Luxury luxury luxury…

  9. Loveth .O

    November 25, 2013 at 12:34 pm


  10. Plato

    November 25, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Monalisa, the only luxury thing you’ve ever experienced is that JBL dress on you.

    Why is your skin being washed out on the cover too? I tire.

  11. Adaku

    November 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    Monalisa is really looking like her magazine….Luxury!!

  12. Tegaa

    November 25, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    I saw the pics on her stylist instagram
    @jenniqueconsulting, she looked lovely and i also heard the
    magazine is on point. Kuddos lisa

  13. Autoprincess

    November 25, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Ahn, ahn, BN, since when do you diss people with your
    headlines? Why place the word ‘luxury’ in quotation marks now,
    please leave the dissing to us. I actually read it and lifted my
    fingers in the air to indicate the marks, lol.

    • Idak

      November 25, 2013 at 4:15 pm

      BN, no try at all.
      If they join the dissing queue,folks like us will be rendered jobless.
      BN,leave the dissing to experts BTL.

    • Leah

      November 25, 2013 at 6:24 pm

      Lol! I know, we got this right?

    • Iris

      November 25, 2013 at 10:50 pm

      LMAO the “luxury” headline was the first thing I noticed too. But BN we are accommodating. We welcome you down to our level of poor behaviour and rudeness.

  14. Chic

    November 25, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Terrible cover!

  15. lol

    November 25, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    in other news Ruky Sanders shoes are to die for.

  16. adelegirl

    November 25, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    After reading that expose by the former editor of this magazine, I haven’t quite felt the same way about Monalisa. I guess time will tell with the success or failure of this magazine, if his allegations are true.

  17. nene

    November 25, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    i like her hair and outfit. but why do people call monalisa beautiful? is it just her skin tone? let see just how this “luxury” magazine will do.

    • nene

      November 25, 2013 at 3:45 pm

      methinks monalisa is “selling” something else with this outfit and magazine cover. nollywood hustling, more grease to your elbows, just remember your daughter.

  18. Dash

    November 25, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    Hmm…comparing a mag that doesn’t tell anything from its cover and the publisher, to Oprah’s OW is serious mockery. Monalisa, if u don’t have an experienced editor, get one. If u do, listen to her. That’s if u want this to b a success. Magazine publication aint no beans.

  19. Nesstradamus

    November 25, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    don’t mean to be mean but they should have contoured her nose for the cover now 🙁 at least let it have a bridge x_x

  20. Felinda

    November 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    Luxury ko Luxury Ni,cheiiii

  21. Teddy Bear

    November 25, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    I really like Monalisa’s dress. Very stylish. Rukky Sanda looks very well put together. I’m feeling her outfit. If she hired a stylist, I hope she keeps this person on her team. 🙂

  22. Leah

    November 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    Love her dress though.

  23. nancy joseph

    November 25, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    She is slowly aging. well done Mona

  24. Jesseswife

    November 26, 2013 at 3:01 am


  25. Robin Hood

    November 26, 2013 at 7:09 am

    That nose

  26. faddy"swife

    November 26, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    wrong move!totally wrong. would have styled

  27. pineapple

    November 27, 2013 at 2:17 am

    What kind of rubbish shoe is rukky sanda wearing????? does she not have a stylist

  28. mercii

    November 27, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    d cover page did not just do justice. great idea for her to start her own magazine though!

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